By Tatiana Dokuchic, 2017-04-14
Easter has given me an excuse to enjoy some "illumination" which I'm delighted to share with you.
These pages are from a 17th century Antiphonary created by the "ateliers de l'htel des Invalides", Paris.
Think of soothing Gregorian chants while you look at them; relax &immerse yourself inthe marvelous details.
Happy Easter ~ Happy Spring
See my original post at Tatiana's Tea Room: enChanted Easter Notes.
By Tatiana Dokuchic, 2016-11-11
By Tatiana Dokuchic, 2015-11-03
I first glimpsed her in a photo of the hallway of the Princess Margaret Oakville Showhome 2015. I thought she was stunning. Imagine having a home where she is one of the first things you see coming through the door.
Unlikely to happen for me in real life but more than feasible in Second Life!
By Tatiana Dokuchic, 2013-07-13
It's no secret that I love this dress.I've blogged aboutit in Fabulous Fashionand I've wornthe virtual versionin Second Life, so you can imagine my delight to find this paper version looking out at me from the pages of Victoria Magazine.
The artist behind this stunning piece of ephemerais Isabelle de Borchgraveand she didn't stop at the Pompadour but continues to create whole collections of couture inspired by famous paintings, grand couturiers and museum costumes.
Read more at French Ephemera: Prt Papier
By Tatiana Dokuchic, 2010-09-30
Redout became an official court artist and the personal art teacher of Marie Antoinette, painting the gardens of Le Petit Trianon. In 1798, Empress Josephine became his patron and the gardens of her beloved Malmaison one of his subjects.